Perdue Farms, Inc.

Group Leader NU

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Description/Job Summary

The Company is seeking an organized individual capable of meeting deadlines, and dedicated to work as Lead for the Repack department in the supervisor’s absence.  Position also includes all duties pertaining to production:  packaging, stacking boxes, weighing and labeling product.  Experience in the use of the electric pallet jack is helpful.  Employee shall participate in the Company’s safety program as well as short and long term goals of the department.  The ability to work as an extension of the equipment is essential.  Attendance is an essential function of this job.

**Position Available in Repack A Shift

**ONLY INTERNAL APPLICANTS 

Responsibilities/Duties

Responsibilities and Special Obligations:

  • Assist the supervisor in directing the workload.
  • Perform production duties:  lift, push, pull, carry boxes containing poultry weighing 10-80 pounds, bag, hang, label, seal bags, and stack boxes.
  • Use electric pallet jack to move product.
  • Requires repetitive use of arms, hands, and wrists.
  • Maintain your work area clean and safe.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Participate in the department and Company safety program.
  • Comply with Company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure conformity with Company policies, production standards, and security.

Required Qualifications

Requirements and Qualifications:

For the employee to perform and meet the job requirments, the employee must be able to carry out each essential responsibility and obligation through completion.  Reasonable accomodations provided for persons with disabilities.

Education and/or Experience:

Experience in the use of a pallet jack.  Must be able to read and comprehend product identification labels in English.

Communication Abilities:

Bilingual in Spanish and English is helpful but not required.

Reasoning Ability:

Use precision in following the supervisor’s instructions.  Make decisions while considering a variety of variables.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to remain standing throughout entire shift; and use hands, wrists, and arms repetitively.  Be able to lift, push, pull, and carry up to 80 pounds repetitively through a complete shift. 

Details

Working Conditions:

The majority of the work involves working in a wet, cold, and noisy environment.  Noise levels are moderate to extreme.  Ear protection is provided.

Special Information:

 Employer provides medical and dental benefits.  Applicants must have at least 18 years or older.

Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.